Lima Locomotive Works, Inc.
Photo Credit:
Left: British Columbia Archives
Right: George R. Kadelak collection (BP 6-1927)
Shop Number 3311 - Built for: Merrill & Ring Lbr. Co. Ltd.
{2,726th Lima Built Shay}
Built:
6-29-1927
Class:
B
50-2
Trucks:
2
Cylinders:
[#-Dia. x Stroke]
3 - 11 x 12
Gear Ratio:
2.211
Wheel Dia.:
32"
Gauge:
std.
Boiler:
[Style - Dia.]

E.W.T. - 44.375"
Boiler Pressure:
In Lbs. (PSI)
200
Tractive Effort:
22,563 Lbs.
Factor of
Adhesion:

5.20
Maximum
Safe Speed:

17.2
Fuel Type:
Wood
Fuel Capacity:
2 Cords
Water Capacity:
1,750 Gallons
Empty Weight:
As built
99,300
Owners:
Hofius Steel & Equip. Co. (D), Seattle, WA
Merrill & Ring Lbr. Co. Ltd. #2, Squamish, BC, CAN
(5-28-1942) Comox Log. & RY Co., Ltd. #12, Ladysmith, BC, CAN
(6-1962) Town of Ladysmith, BC, CAN, Donated to the town and displayed
(1987) Donated it to Ladysmith RY Historical Society, BC, CAN
(1992) Reverted back to Town of Ladysmith, BC, CAN
(5-1993) Kaatza Historical Society of Cowichan Lake, Lake Cowichan BC, CAN
Disposition: on display @ Kaatza Station Museum, Lake Cowichan, BC
Additional Notes:
SLc Survivor List